Top Summer Activities in Meaford
Visit Meaford this summer and experience a variety of activities for all interests!
Meaford Hall is a historic landmark located downtown and hosts live theatre, music, films, dance, entertainment and community, corporate and social events. Check out the Terrace Thursdays event and enjoy food, drinks and live music. Performers include: Bored of Education, Jayden Grahlman, Madison Galloway, Brian Miessner & Friends and Chris Scerri & Jon Zaslow. Visit their website for more information about upcoming performances.
This park is 8.5 acres and is located on the banks of Bighead River in Meaford. The park was named after “Beautiful Joe” who was a pet to Margaret Marshall Saunders and the main character in her books. Visit Beautiful Joe’s burial site, service dog, k-9, 9/11 and Margaret Marshall Saunders’ monument and a memorial bench for Peter Francis. Facilities at the park include washrooms, picnic tables, hiking trails, a leash-free, fenced dog park and a pavilion that can be rented. Sunny Sunday tours are held from noon to 2 pm running July to August and last about 20 minutes. On August 31 from 11 am to 1 pm take part in the Pooch Pool Party at Meaford’s Blue Dolphin Pool which includes competitions, contests and prizes.
Memorial Park has 468 metres of shoreline along Georgian Bay close to Meaford’s downtown. The park has a campground, washrooms, a concession shack, two pavilion shelters, playground areas, a mini-golf course, trails and free parking.
This winery is located in the picturesque countryside just 20 minutes from downtown Meaford. Coffin Ridge is known for their delicious wines and ciders as well as their events program. The winery hosts a variety of events such as yoga, axe throwing, weddings, snowshoe tours, an author reading series, a pizza pie party and the 3 pigs event. Enjoy a tour of the vineyard or sample some wine and cider paired with the vintner’s plate (a local selection of bread, charcuterie and cheeses) on the deck.
Meaford Farmers’ Market features vendors offering locally produced fruits and vegetables, baking, arts and crafts, meats and so much more. Check out the Children’s Library Tent for activities for your kids and the whole family. Located under and around the Rotary Pavilion at Meaford Harbour.